Birding & Rookery Photography Workshop

                                                          April 17 - 19, 2015

St. Augustine Alligator Farm                                        Hotel:  Sleep Inn

999 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080                                          601 Anastasia Blvd

904-824-3337                                                                                             St. Augustine, FL 32080 


Event Cost: $275.00               


 You also are required to have an Alligator Farm Photo Pass. See their website for details and to purchase the pass prior to arriving. Cost:$89.95.    Photo Pass purchase here



Want to learn to photograph birds in flight?   Want to have great portrait images of perched and/ or nesting birds?

Well, this is the photography workshop for you!  We will get into the rookery a hour prior to the park opening, and in the afternoon when the public is gone, we will photograph until sunset.




                         1:30 p.m.    Meet in class at Sleep Inn for meet & greet 

                        4:30 p.m.    Meet at Alligator Farm entrance ( 1/2 mile from hotel)

                        5:00 p.m.    Field Instruction at outdoor theater

                        5:45 p.m.    Photography in the rookery until sunset

                        7:45 p.m     Leave for dinner           



                       7:45 a.m.    Meet at Alligator Farm for early entry 

                      9:45 a.m.    Leave for breakfast

                      2:00 p.m.    Class & image critiques                     


                      4:45 p.m.     Meet at Alligator Farm until sunset

                      7:45 p.m.    Leave for dinner



                       6:00 a.m.      Sunrise shoot downtown St. Augustine                             

                                              Breakfast and departure  




Topics to be covered:                       

                                                        Proper exposure  ( white birds)

                                                       Tripod setups

                                                       Wimberley Head: (There will be a Wimberley Head for you to try if you want)

                                                       Tracking birds in flight  (Tripod Technique & Hand Holding) 

                                                       Getting sharp images. (Focus Tracking & Where To Focus)  

                                                       Flash technique and the Better Beamer

                                                       Picking your aperture  for your bird portrait

                                                       And more


Contact :  Vinny Colucci to Register























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